Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. meets Archbishop of Monastery of Saint Catherine

Thu, 29 Oct 2020 - 01:01 GMT

They discussed aspects of joint cooperation between the ministry and the monastery’s administration to finish the work of the development project of the monastery and improve the efficiency of touristic services.

Egypt’s tourism & antiquities min. directs speedy completion of Communications, IT systems required to launch GEM’s website

Wed, 28 Oct 2020 - 01:56 GMT

The Minister of Tourism and Antiquities meets the assistants to the Minister and the company in charge of communications and IT systems at the Grand Egyptian Museum.

Egypt’s Royal Chariots Museum restored bearing individuals with special needs in mind

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 01:09 GMT

The museum includes an impressive collection of collectibles, most notably the royal chariots of various sizes and types, dating back to the period of the rule of Mohammad Ali Pasha’s family in Egypt.

Numerous artifacts transferred to the NMEC prior to imminent opening

Tue, 27 Oct 2020 - 12:53 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat received a variety of important archaeological collections that were recently discovered during the excavations carried out by the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in the city of Memphis and its cemeteries in Saqqara.

What does the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization has to offer for visitors?

Mon, 26 Oct 2020 - 03:06 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization is one of the major projects adopted by the Egyptian state.

Historic Wakalat al-Sultan Qaitbay to be converted into a heritage hotel

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 03:50 GMT

Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism & Antiquities, represented by the General Administration of Historic Cairo, is implementing the first project to gentrify the Qaitbay Archaeological Complex, which dates back to the Mamluk era (885 AH / 1481 AD), to use it as a heritage hotel.

Chinese ambassador to Egypt praises recent archaeological discoveries

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 03:40 GMT

The Chinese ambassador to Cairo said that the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities has recently announced a huge archaeological discovery of Pharaonic sarcophagi, describing this as an impressive cultural discovery.

New archaeological discovery in Tuna al-Gabal

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 03:35 GMT

The Egyptian archaeological mission working in the antiquities area of Al-Ghuraifah in Tuna al-Gabal, Minya Governorate, uncovered the tomb of the supervisor of ancient Egypt's royal treasury.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities inspects Royal Chariots Museum

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 02:55 GMT

During the meeting, they discussed ways of strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the field of archaeological work, training archaeologists and restorers, in addition to attracting more inbound tourist movement from Denmark to Egypt.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities convenes with new Danish Ambassador to Egypt

Sun, 25 Oct 2020 - 02:35 GMT

During the meeting, they discussed ways of strengthening cooperation between the two countries in the field of archaeological work, training archaeologists and restorers, in addition to attracting more inbound tourist movement from Denmark to Egypt.

Visitors flock to Abu Simbel Temple to watch solar alignment phenomenon

Thu, 22 Oct 2020 - 12:13 GMT

In the early hours of October 22, visitors from around the world observed the unique biannual phenomenon of the solar alignment on the statue of Ramses II in Abu Simbel Temple.

Lighting system of the jewel of Islamic architecture on Al-Muizz Street upgraded

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 12:36 GMT

Within the framework of Egypt’s Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities’ plan to develop and archaeological areas and sites, the work of lighting the external facades of the al-Mansour Saif al-Din Qalawun began on al-Muizz Street.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities attends opening of Nine Pyramids Lounge

Wed, 21 Oct 2020 - 12:26 GMT

Nine Pyramids Lounge and Restaurant provides its various services of unique meals and drinks, which possess the highest quality, in addition to the capacity of holding a number of special events, in the arms of the great Egyptian civilization.

Egypt's Minister of Tourism and Antiquities receives Belgian ambassador in Cairo on Oct. 18

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 05:16 GMT

Enani began the meeting by welcoming the ambassador, stressing the strength of relations between Egypt and Belgium, wishing the ambassador all the success in in his new position.

Training course launched in Qaitbay Castle to raise efficiency of its workers

Mon, 19 Oct 2020 - 04:23 GMT

A training course has been launched for workers at Qaitbay Castle in Alexandria within the framework of the Egyptian Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities plan to raise the efficiency of those dealing with tourists in archaeological and tourist sites.

NMEC launches training course for its workers

Sun, 18 Oct 2020 - 02:15 GMT

The National Museum of Egyptian Civilization in Fustat launched the activities of the training course, which will last for six days, to raise the efficiency of the museum's employees.

Egypt’s Min. of Tourism & Antiquities convenes with chairman of Egyptian Automobile & Touring Club

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 03:45 GMT

Anani met with members of the elected board of directors to discuss a number of important issues related to the club and its activities.

Grand Egyptian Museum to be 1st of its kind in history of museums

Wed, 14 Oct 2020 - 03:10 GMT

The completed construction works at the Grand Egyptian Museum reached 97 percent.

What is the story of the ancient Pharaonic deity Anubis?

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 02:02 GMT

A picture went viral on social media platforms showing several statues of the Pharaonic deity Anubis, on a truck roaming a street in Cairo.

Anani: Tutankhamun’s mask will be transferred to GEM in a way that befits the most famous artifact in the world

Tue, 13 Oct 2020 - 01:44 GMT

What will happen at the time of the transfer of King Tutankhamun’s mask? Will there be a procession to transport the mask like the royal mummies?

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